Monday, August 13, 2018

City of Portland Releases Final Draft Tenant Screening Ordinance - Hearing Set for October 18, 2018

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly's office has circulated a final draft copy of a renter screening proposal that would take away an apartment owners' right to protect tenants and their families from individuals convicted of felonies and some misdemeanors.
Convicted felons and others convicted of misdemeanors would be allowed to rent within three years of the date of sentencing or one year after release from confinement, and include:
  • Drug dealers | Drug manufacturers
  • Sex offenders
  • Robbers | Burglars
  • Stalkers
  • Domestic abusers | Assailants

To comment, call or email:

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Commissioner Nick Fish

The item is tentatively set for public hearing on Thursday, October 18, 2018. 

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